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Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

Gobi: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

On 9/2 flakymn wrote: What a sweet book! Seriously folks, if you are a dog lover or just a lover of good children's books, this is one you want to put into your library. Based on the story of Dion Leonard meeting a little dog during his seven day race across the Chinese desert and the the journey that kept them together, ... Review: A Little Dog with a Big Heart

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5 Stars

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Run with Me

Run with Me

On 8/27 flakymn wrote: Run with Me: The Story of a U.S. Olympic Champion is a quick and encouraging read for young athletes -- especially track athletes. I loved how she interspersed her deep and personal faith in Jesus Christ throughout the pages and shared so many details about how she trained to be a runner. This book is ... Review: Run With Me

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4 Stars

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Goliath Must Fall

Goliath Must Fall

On 8/8 flakymn wrote: I received this book Goliath Must Fall: Winning the Battle Against Your Giants by Louie Giglio in the midst of an attack with anxiety. This book encourages you to fix your eyes on the size of your GOD not the size of your GIANT. And it doesn't matter what the threatening giant in your life. It can ... Great read

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A Very Thankful Prayer

A Very Thankful Prayer

On 8/8 flakymn wrote: A Very Thankful Prayer by Bonnie Rickner Jensen and illustrated by Natalia Moore is a hard cover and hard paged book with simply delightful illsutrations -- incredibly bright and comfortable. You just can't read this book and not be happy. On each page, different animals discuss what they are thankful ... Review: A Very Thankful Prayer

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5 Stars

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This Life I Live

This Life I Live

On 7/19 flakymn wrote: I absolutely LOVED this book. This Life I Live was written by Rory Feel, husband of Joey. When his wife began battling cancer, he started a Blog, and invited people into their personal lives. However, this book isn't much about her death. It is about his life, and her life, and their life together. I ... Review: This Life I Live

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5 Stars

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My Lift-the-Flap Bible Stories

My Lift-the-Flap Bible Stories

On 6/30 flakymn wrote: The Creation, Noah's Amazing Ark, The Exodus, Daniel, Jonah, Jesus' birth, The wedding in Cana, Through the Roof to Jesus, Jesus Feeds Five Thousand, Jesus Walks on Water, The Last Meal of Jesus, Jesus is Alive!, The Big Catch of Fish .... thirteen stories with more than thirty corresponding lift-the-flaps. My ... Pretty good

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4 Stars

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Princess Prayers

Princess Prayers

On 6/2 flakymn wrote: Another great book from Crystal Bowman here to review! My three-year-old, Hannah, was soooo excited to receive this book and has carried it around with her and called it her "Bible" for the last few days.Princess Prayers features 14 different prayers. The left side of each page is a sweet prayer. ... Review: Princess Prayers

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4 Stars

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And Still She Laughs

And Still She Laughs

On 5/24 flakymn wrote: And Still She Laughs is a book by Kate Merrick. Kate was the author of a popular blog detailing the cancer battle of her young daughter. When her daughter died, it was time for Kate to keep living. But how? How could she live when her daughter had died?Kate chooses to do this by diving into stories ... Review: And Still She Laughs (and giveaway!)

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5 Stars

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You'll Think of Me

You'll Think of Me

On 5/13 flakymn wrote: Robin Lee Hatcher's new book: You'll Think of Me is a simple and clean love story. Abandoned by her mother and disowned by her father, single mother Brooklyn has the opportunity to trust again now that she has moved back to the town she grew up in.When her estranged husband dies, she is left his ... Review: You'll Think of Me

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4 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Pets

The Berenstain Bears Bless Our Pets

On 4/9 flakymn wrote: In 2008, following the death of his father, their son, Mike, took over writing the books. He has released quite a few that are overtly religious/Christian in nature during the years that followed. This is one of them. This book even mentions the name of Jesus at the end of a prayer which was incredible! ... Review: Bless Our Pets

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4 Stars

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Thank  You, God, for Grandpa

Thank You, God, for Grandpa

On 4/9 flakymn wrote: This incredibly sweet book: Thank You, God, for Grandpa was written by Amy Parker. This sweet board book with soft cover reminds everyone that no matter what you call him, there is nothing like the love between a grandpa and his grandchild! With sweet, sing-songy verses, each page is delightfully illustrated. ... Book Review: Thank You, God, for Grandpa

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5 Stars

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Talk Yourself Happy

Talk Yourself Happy

On 3/31 flakymn wrote: I don't often agree to review "self help" books. Honestly, I don't like them very much. I find they mostly say the same things, I can't remember the advice later, and they don't keep my attention for very long. However, Talk Yourself Happy by former 700 Club host Kristi Watts got my attention, and ... Review: Talk Yourself Happy

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4 Stars

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Thank You, God, for Grandma

Thank You, God, for Grandma

On 3/18 flakymn wrote: Perfect for the little one in your life, this hard back book Thank You, God, for Grandma with cushioned cover is just a sweet and loving reminder of how special family is in our lives. The first page includes an "all inclusive" naming system for the Grandmas too so that it can work for every family!Thank ... Review: Thank You, God, for Grandma

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5 Stars

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The Dog Who Was There

The Dog Who Was There

On 3/8 flakymn wrote: Ron Marasco's novel: The Dog Who Was There presents a unique perspective into the life and death of Jesus. It follows the life of Barley -- a plain old dog who happens to have a front-row seat for the last moment's of Christ's life.Overall, this book was a very easy, gentle read. It didn't leave ... Review: The Dog Who Was There

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4 Stars

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Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

Same Kind of Different As Me for Kids

On 1/24 flakymn wrote: I have not read the novel: Same Kind of Different as Me but I still thought this would make a good book for my kids. I am constantly striving for ways to remind my children that this world does not center around us and our farm. That the world is way bigger than us, and God made lots of different people ... Review: Same Kind of Different As Me (For Kids)

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4 Stars

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Baa! Oink! Moo! God Made the Animals

Baa! Oink! Moo! God Made the Animals

On 1/24 flakymn wrote: What a sweet book. (Especially for a farm-loving-family like us!) Written by Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrated by David Walker, This sweet board book Baa! Oink! Moo! travels around the farm meeting all the different animals.Mama, look!A swishy tail!Who made that milkthat fills a pail?No ... Review: Baa! Oink! Moo!

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The Beginner's Bible Stories About Jesus

The Beginner's Bible Stories About Jesus

On 1/12 flakymn wrote: My three-year-old Hannah just loves this book. It is small enough for her little chubby hands and nice and sturdy with a hard cover and tough pages. The Beginner's Bible: Stories About Jesus is a wonderful little before-bed book that touches on the "big" stories of the Jesus' life including: Baby Jesus ... Just what you'd expect

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4 Stars

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God Made You Nose to Toes

God Made You Nose to Toes

On 1/12 flakymn wrote: What a sweet book! Written by Leslie Parrott and illustrated by Estelle Corke, God Made You Nose to Toes provides beautifully illustrated pages in hard cover and sturdy page format. God made many sounds that he wants you to hear, so on each side of your head he planted an ear. This page then has a ... so sweet

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5 Stars

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After the Cheering Stops

After the Cheering Stops

On 1/4 flakymn wrote: Cyndy Feasel's book After the Cheering Stops tells the story of Former NFL wife Cyndy Feasel.This is a tragic story without a happy ending about one family's journey through professional football and football-related concussions and head trauma -- and the faith that saved her.This was an incredibly ... Review: After the Cheering Stops

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4 Stars

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NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

NIrV Love Letters from God Holy Bible

On 12/20 flakymn wrote: The NIrV Love Letters from God Bible invites kids to read their own personal mail from God. This hard cover Bible is pretty typical from front to back. However, sprinkled throughout the pages are letters from God. These letters are written for the reader and will hopefully allow a child to see how much ... Review: Love Letters from God

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Read & Play Baby Bible

Read & Play Baby Bible

On 12/13 flakymn wrote: The Read and Play Baby Bible presents readers with exactly what it advertises. A hard cover book with hard pages that allow a young child to get a very quick story. This is perfect for a baby's first Bible -- a short 3-5 sentence story followed by a little "thing to do" on the opposite page. ... Review: Read and Play Baby Bible

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4 Stars

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Precious Moments Little Book of God's Love

Precious Moments Little Book of God's Love

On 12/13 flakymn wrote: Precious Moments Little Book of God's Love is a hard cover book with sturdy pages -- each two-page spread shares a sweet little poem or prayer (or two or three). Each also includes a Bible verse. The images are the traditionally done precious moments illustrations that evoke sweet and peaceful images ... Review: Precious Moments Little Book of God's Love

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5 Stars

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Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

On 12/6 flakymn wrote: Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories by Bonnie Rickner Jensen offers more than 90 stories from the Old and New Testaments. Each are told in a beautiful rhyming verse and then an additional little Bedtime Prayer to help young readers grasp and apply each message. This is a hardcover book with amazing ... Review: Bedtime Read and Rhyme Bible Stories

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5 Stars

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The Lord's Prayer

The Lord's Prayer

On 11/18 flakymn wrote: The Lord's Prayer: Words of Hope and Happiness with commentary by Rick Warren and illustrations by Richard Jesse Watson was a book I looked forward to receiving. Each page includes part of the Lord's Prayer and then a small statement and prayer.However, I have to be honest .... I just really did ... Review: The Lord's Prayer

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2 Stars

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Say & Pray Devotions

Say & Pray Devotions

On 11/12 flakymn wrote: What a fun idea! Wrapped in a hard cover with sturdy pages, Say & Pray Devotions presents children with a chance to learn the gospel and the Bible's truths while reading words connected with pictures. On one page, the title is God's Gifts: My Pets. The subtitle then says "I love my ... Review: Say & Pray Devotions

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5 Stars

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Ready, Set, Find Christmas

Ready, Set, Find Christmas

On 11/2 flakymn wrote: This book allows your little reader to follow Mary and Joseph on their way to Bethlehem. They are in a hurry, and they need your help to find many things along the way. For example on page 1, the scripture: Luke 2:1-5 is presented as "Mary and Joseph traveled far away to Bethlehem. Mary was going to ... Review: Ready, Set, Find Christmas

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5 Stars

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Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook

Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook

On 10/30 flakymn wrote: Folks we have found our new FAVORITE Bible for toddlers. Without a doubt, this book gets my HIGHEST recommendation. Hannah (three-years-old), who doesn't like to read or be read to, LOVES this book and is asking to read it regularly. First I should mention this book is not small. It is 184 pages. ... Review: Read and Share Look, I'm Reading! Bible Storybook

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5 Stars

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A Love Made New

A Love Made New

On 10/21 flakymn wrote: A Love Made New by Kathleen Fuller is the third book in An Amish of Birch Creek series. This one focuses on the third sister -- Abigail Schrock -- who knows God can make all things new, but does that include her broken heart? I am, a little "Amished" out and am realizing I need to take a break from ... A light sweet read

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4 Stars

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One Small Donkey for Little Ones

One Small Donkey for Little Ones

On 10/12 flakymn wrote: What a SWEET book. One Small Donkey tells the Christmas story from the viewpoint of the donkey that could have possibly carried Mary to the stable to bear our Christ.One small donkey holding very still --Joseph ties the journey pack.Mary, grinning, though she's great with child,Climbs upon the donkey's ... Review: One Small Donkey

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4 Stars

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One Small Donkey

One Small Donkey

On 10/5 flakymn wrote: What a SWEET book. One Small Donkey tells the Christmas story from the viewpoint of the donkey that could have possibly carried Mary to the stable to bear our Christ. One small donkey holding very still -- Joseph ties the journey pack. Mary, grinning, though she's great with child, Climbs upon the donkey's ... Review: One Small Donkey

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5 Stars

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Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

On 9/20 flakymn wrote: Grief is something I write about a lot on this Blog. Ironically, I have not suffered a vast amount of personal grief in the loss of people I love. But infertility and losing my pup and watching those I love suffer loss, has truly impacted me. Grieving the Loss of a Loved One was written by Kathe Wunnenberg. ... Review: Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

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5 Stars

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The Wedding Shop

The Wedding Shop

On 9/3 flakymn wrote: The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck has lead me to a new Christian romance fiction writer that I definitely plan on reading more of! I did not read the first book in this series: The Wedding Dress but it did not impact my reading of this book whatsoever. This book hops between eras -- from the ... Review: The Wedding Shop

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5 Stars

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Snuggle Time Psalms

Snuggle Time Psalms

On 8/6 flakymn wrote: The Psalms are not just for adults! Snuggle Time Psalms which was written by Glenys Nellist and illustrated by Cee Biscoe offers a perfect first introduction to this poetic book. As always, I am a huge fan of the padded covers, study pages, and compact size which makes it perfect for little ... Review: Snuggle Time Psalms

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5 Stars

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When Mountains Move

When Mountains Move

On 7/28 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to review the book When Mountains Move by Julie Cantrell for www.booklookbloggers.com in exchange for my honest review.I want to start by pointing out that I did not have the opportunity to read the first book in this series: Into the Free. I actually didn't even realize ... Review: When Mountains Move

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4 Stars

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Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

Precious Moments: Happy Harvest

On 7/24 flakymn wrote: Precious Moments: Happy Harvest by Jean Fisher (Published by Thomas Nelson) is one of those sweet books that makes you just feel happy. I look forward to snuggling up with my three-year-old and reading about the coziness of fall. With its plush cover and hard pages, it's size is perfect for little ... Review: Happy Harvest

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5 Stars

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Night Night, Farm

Night Night, Farm

On 7/14 flakymn wrote: Amy Parker's children's books have sold more than 800,000 copies, and after reading Night Night Farm I can see why. Parker was also the recipient of two Christian Retailing's Best award-winning books and the bestselling A Night Night Prayer. This particular book visits each of the different animals ... Perfect for a farming family

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4 Stars

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Starter Bible

Starter Bible

On 7/9 flakymn wrote: This hard cover Bible with sturdy, heavy duty pages and a really fun handle on the side is perfect for the toddler in your life. The Starter Bible features some of the most popular stories from the Bible including "Esther the Brave", "Daniel and the Lions", "Jonah and the Fish" and more. There are ... Review: Starter Bible

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4 Stars

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I Don't Wait Anymore

I Don't Wait Anymore

On 6/23 flakymn wrote: After reading Grace Thornton's I Don't Wait Anymore, I am still trying to figure out whether I liked the book or not.While I was reading it, there were a ton of little amazing nuggets that would pop out. Things like:We don't even know what we're missing by not craving Him as the one thing worth ... Review: I Don't Wait Anymore

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3 Stars

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Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

On 6/12 flakymn wrote: Most of you are probably aware of Sarah Young's Jesus Calling books. Well, now they are available for toddlers too. This book includes twenty famous Bible stories like Zacchaeus, the Prodigal Son, Daniel and the Lions and more. Each story covers two hard pages and includes the story, a short ... Review: Jesus Calling My First Bible Storybook

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4 Stars

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The Pug List

The Pug List

On 5/28 flakymn wrote: What a delightful read! The Pug List tells the story of one family, a house fire, and the dream of a dog in the midst of chaos. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book by Alison Hodgson. If you are an animal lover, you will love it. If you are a pug lover, you will really love it. But if you ... Review: The Pug List

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4 Stars

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My Little Prayers

My Little Prayers

On 5/14 flakymn wrote: My Little Prayers is just one in a series of the bestselling My Little® series. With more than 2 million copies sold, this series is a compact collection of books that will have a big impact on the hearts of your children. My Little Prayers will help you introduce your children to sweet ... Review: My Little Prayers

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4 Stars

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Hope Heals

Hope Heals

On 5/10 flakymn wrote: I am a huge fan of non-fiction and biographies. This one was fantastic, and I devoured it in just a few days.Hope Heals is the story of Katherine and Jay Wolf. Her modeling career just taking off, Katherine suffers a massive brain stem stroke while her six month old son slept in the other room.What ... Review: Hope Heals

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5 Stars

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My Little Bible

My Little Bible

On 5/3 flakymn wrote: My Little Bible is just one in a series of the bestselling My Little® series. With more than 2 million copies sold, this series is a compact collection of books that will have a big impact on the hearts of your children. My Little Bible will help you introduce your children to key Bible stories ... Review: My Little Bible

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4 Stars

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The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

On 4/22 flakymn wrote: Another review of one of Mona Hodgson's books: The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party. An "I Can Read" level 1 book, the story is simple. It's the day of the twins' birthday and one of their party guests doesn't feel beautiful. The book reminds young girls that it is what is inside that counts. ... Review: The Princess Twins and the Birthday Party

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4 Stars

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The Princess Twins and the Tea Party

The Princess Twins and the Tea Party

On 4/16 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to review the book The Princess Twins and the Tea Party by Mona Hodgson and illustrated by Julie Olson. This is a level 1 I can Read! book which offers young children the opportunity to read on their own.Generally this book is exactly what you'd expect. Two sisters ... Review: The Princess Twins and the Tea Party

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Mommy

Night Night, Mommy

On 4/10 flakymn wrote: I go the opportunity to review Night Night, Daddy last week, and this week, I get the opportunity tor review the companion book Night Night, Mommy by Amy Parker and illustrated by Lee Holland. Instead of a father, this story tells the story of a mother and her little kit/cub/pup preparing ... Review: Night Night, Mommy

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4 Stars

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Night Night, Daddy

Night Night, Daddy

On 4/6 flakymn wrote: Night Night, Daddy by Amy Parker and illustrated by Lee Holland tells the story of a father and his little kit/cub/pup camping. As nighttime prepares to set, they decide to make breakfast for dinner, have a bubble fight at bath time, look at the stars, build a fort, have a tickle fight, tell ... Review: Night Night, Daddy

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4 Stars

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Elijah, God's Mighty Prophet

Elijah, God's Mighty Prophet

On 3/23 flakymn wrote: Elijah, God's Might Prophet is another of the I Can Read books from Zonderkids. Told in the tradition of the bestselling NIV Adventure Bible, the story accurately portrays the Bible story of Elijah -- a prophet who needs to convince a stubborn kind and the Israelites that God is greater than anyone, ... Review: Elijah, God's Mighty Prophet

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5 Stars

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Paul Meets Jesus

Paul Meets Jesus

On 3/16 flakymn wrote: So excited to get to review another wonderful little book from Zonderkidz: Paul Meets Jesus. This paperback book features illustrations consistent with all of Adventure Bible's easy readers. In addition, the reading level is perfectly assigned. I always consider level 2 readers a good fit for kindergarten ... Review: Paul Meets Jesus

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4 Stars

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An Unbroken Heart

An Unbroken Heart

On 3/15 flakymn wrote: I recently read the book: An Unbroken Heart by Kathleen Fuller. This was the second book in an "Amish of Birch Creek" series. Since I came to understand that this book could be read without reading he first book in the series, I decided to agree to review this book.I can't be sure whether this ... Review: An Unbroken Heart

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2 Stars

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One Spring Lamb

One Spring Lamb

On 3/1 flakymn wrote: One Spring Lamb is an incredibly sweet little book that teachers numbers and shares the message of God's love in a sturdy, hardcover form. This book would be a perfect inclusion in an Easter basket for children ages 0-4. I have become a bigger and bigger fan of including books when buying gifts ... Review: One Spring Lamb

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4 Stars

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My Bedtime Story Bible for Little Ones

My Bedtime Story Bible for Little Ones

On 2/27 flakymn wrote: If you are looking for a sweet little book for that new little one in your life, My Bedtime Story Bible for Little Ones is a perfect choice. Written by Jean E. Syswerda and illustrated by Daniel Howarth, this puffy board book has sturdy pages -- just perfect for chubby little hands. Eight four ... Review: My Bedtime Story Bible

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4 Stars

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Kissed by a Cowboy

Kissed by a Cowboy

On 2/22 flakymn wrote: I went out on a limb with this book. I'm not into fluffy romances very much, and I'm not really into cowboys either.(No offense.)But I thought this book might be a light, frivolous read. I have a lot going on in my life right now. There's been a lot of difficult "life" happening with some people I love ... Review: Kissed By a Cowboy

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4 Stars

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God Bless Our Country

God Bless Our Country

On 2/18 flakymn wrote: When I became aware of the opportunity to review this book, I was very excited. First because my sons both love Bald Eagles. (Like they are obsessed with them.) And secondly because I realized we really don't have any books which encourage a patriotic feeling for our country. We don't have anything ... Review: God Bless our Country

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4 Stars

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I Am

I Am

On 2/6 flakymn wrote: God's names tell us who He is, what He is like, and what He does.This book is just, genuinely, beautiful. The cover features a textured image of Moses and the Israelites crossing the red sea. Inside, the pages cover 40 of the Bible's many names and descriptive titles for God, Jesus, and the Holy Spirit.An ... Review: I AM: 40 Reasons to Trust God

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5 Stars

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Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

Jesus Today Devotions for Kids

On 2/5 flakymn wrote: Sarah Young has written another delightful children's devotional. The Bestselling Author of Jesus Calling® has done it again with a beautiful book: 150 devotions include a left-hand page with Jesus' words to his children and the right-hand page includes scriptures that correlate with his words.This ... Review: Jesus Today (Devotions for Kids)

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5 Stars

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All Aboard the Ark

All Aboard the Ark

On 1/15 flakymn wrote: All Aboard the Ark is a super sweet little board book that would be a perfect gift for the new baby in your life. It pairs simple rhyming text with charming watercolor illustrations in an incredibly sturdy format that will be a perfect addition for a new nursery.Rain pours down.We start to float.We're ... Review: All Aboard the Ark

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4 Stars

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My Name Is Mahtob

My Name Is Mahtob

On 1/13 flakymn wrote: My Name is Mahtob was AWESOME! In short, I devoured it in just two days.For those of you have seen or read the book: Not Without my Daughter you will remember the little girl in the spotlight of an international tug-of-war. The movie, which starred Sally Field, depicted the story of an American ... Review & Giveaway! This is one you WANT to read!!!

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5 Stars

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A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

A Believe Devotional for Kids: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

On 1/6 flakymn wrote: I had the opportunity to review the Think, Act, Be Like Jesus devotional. This book was written by Oak Hills Church pastor Randy Frazee, and it was a part of the church-wide, ground-breaking Believe campaign which encourages children to follow the footsteps of Jesus.Written for children ages 6-10, ... Review: Think, Act, Be Like Jesus

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5 Stars

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Love's Complete

Love's Complete

On 12/27 flakymn wrote: I have a great appreciation for people who try to explain adoption to children. Which is exactly what the book Love's Complete by Teresa Travous Hull was intended to do.This children's e-book has 32 pages which targets preschool or elementary school readers. There is no violence or scary scenes ... Review: Love's Complete

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2 Stars

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May the Faith Be with You

May the Faith Be with You

On 12/27 flakymn wrote: As a mom of boys who love the movie Star Wars, I thought this devotional book was a neat addition to our home library. I especially loved the play on the movie both on how the cover was laid out and the parallels to the movie within the pages.Each of the 180 devotions includes a: Scripture"Master ... Review: May the Faith Be With You

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4 Stars

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God's Good News Bible Storybook

God's Good News Bible Storybook

On 12/8 flakymn wrote: What an awesome Bible for your kids! Truly, I think this might be my favorite "first Bible" book. God's Good News includes outstanding illustrations, well-told stories, and devotions from Billy Graham intermingled with the stories.This book is much taller than a Bible which I always thinks ... God's Good News

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5 Stars

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Parable Treasury

Parable Treasury

On 11/28 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to review Parable Treasury from Booksneeze.com in exchange for my fair and honest review.This was a Christian Book Award winner, and I therefore had high expectations. But in the end, I just didn't fall in love with this book.The pictures were fun enough and the ... Review: Parable Treasury

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3 Stars

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The Beginner's Bible A Christmas Celebration Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner's Bible A Christmas Celebration Sticker and Activity Book

On 11/28 flakymn wrote: So excited to get an opportunity to review another one of these fun sticker/activity books.I recently received my free copy of The Beginner's Bible: A Christmas Celebration Sticker & Activity Book from Booksneeze (in exchange for my honest and fair review.)This sticker and activity book ... Review: The Beginner's Bible: A Christmas Celebration Sticker & Activity Book

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4 Stars

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I Prayed for You

I Prayed for You

On 11/18 flakymn wrote: I loved this book.Hard pages perfect for little hands, this delightful little book tells the story of a Mama bear and how much her little cub was wanted. She shares about how she felt the first time her little cub was held, took first steps, prayed, changed clothes, got in trouble, and went to school.What ... Book Review: I Prayed for You

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5 Stars

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The Rainbow Egg

The Rainbow Egg

On 11/18 flakymn wrote: I just finished reading the book The Rainbow Egg by Linda Hendricks, M.D. I received a complimentary e-copy of this book in exchange for my unbiased and honest review from Booklookbloggers. The Rainbow Egg tells the story of a particular young hen who is unable to take care of her egg. She ... Review: The Rainbow Egg

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3 Stars

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Win or Lose, I Love You!

Win or Lose, I Love You!

On 11/14 flakymn wrote: I just had the opportunity to review Win or Lose, I Love You! by Lysa Terkeurst. (And thanks to help from a lot of you, I was able to get my blog readers up around 300 which has allowed me to review two books at the same time! Thank you!) I received this book for free from Booklook Bloggers in exchange ... Review: Win or Lose, I love You!

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4 Stars

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The Girl From the Train

The Girl From the Train

On 11/5 flakymn wrote: I recently had an opportunity to review a copy of The Girl from the Train From Booklook Bloggers in exchange for my honest review.Folks, I LOVED this book.And I recommend it without reservation.I am a huge fan of Christian movies and books being as good as secular material. Haunting, beautiful, ... Review: The Girl from the Train

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The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible for Little Ones

On 10/18 flakymn wrote: Who doesn't like The Berenstain Bears? This cute little board book by Jan and Mike Berenstain allows toddlers to have their own padded Bible -- designed just for them with simple text, bright art, and a padded cover. It's cute and durable and provides an overview of the Bible with eight stories ... The Berenstain Bears Storybook Bible

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My Christmas Stocking

My Christmas Stocking

On 9/18 flakymn wrote: I absolutely LOVE Crystal Bowman's books! Crystal is actually a friend of our Joni, and when Isaac was born, Joni got an entire selection of her books for us, signed by the author.What I especially love about her selection of holiday board books is that she touches on common, more pagan celebrations ... Book Review: My Christmas Sotkcing

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Ruth and Naomi

Ruth and Naomi

On 9/14 flakymn wrote: I am loving getting to review all these awesome I Can Read books for Booklook Bloggers. (They provide me with a complimentary copy of the book in exchange for my review.)Ruth and Naomi retells the Biblical story of faithfulness. Readers learn how love and honor are rewarded by God with great ... Review: Ruth and Naomi

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4 Stars

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The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

On 8/30 flakymn wrote: I am loving getting to review all these awesome I Can Read books for Booklook Bloggers. (They provide me with a complimentary copy of the book in exchange for my review.)The Good Samaritan retells the familiar parable of an injured man who is helped by the most unlikely of strangers. Written ... Review: The Good Samaritan

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The Beginner's Bible All About Jesus Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner's Bible All About Jesus Sticker and Activity Book

On 8/13 flakymn wrote: Oh how my kids love this sticker and activity book featuring the classic art from The Beginner's Bible.Priced at a very appropriate $3.99, it is actually currently on sale for just $2.29!!! This 16-page book is a perfect little "stocking stuffer" or gift for the Easter basket. In its pages, the ... The Beginner's Bible: All About Jesus

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The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

On 7/30 flakymn wrote: Oh how my little girl loved this sticker and activity book featuring the classic art from The Beginner's Bible.Priced at a very appropriate $3.99, this 16-page book is a perfect little "stocking stuffer" or gift for the Easter basket. In its pages, the wonders and joys of nature come to life through ... Book Review: The Beginner's Bible Wild About Creation Sticker and Activity Book

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Noah's Voyage

Noah's Voyage

On 7/10 flakymn wrote: I am loving getting to review all these awesome I Can Read books for Booklook Bloggers. (They provide me with a complimentary copy of the book in exchange for my review.)Noah’s Voyage tells the story of a brave and faithful hero of the Old Testament. Written in the I Can Read level two standards, ... Book Review: Noah's Voyage

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Brave Queen Esther

Brave Queen Esther

On 6/28 flakymn wrote: Brave Queen Esther retells the Biblical store of Queen Esther. I love these Biblical "I Can Read" books which allow my first grade boys to read Bible stories for themselves. While the numbers aren't always true to skill level, I do think this is a number two book and that my boys will be able to read ... Book Review: Brave Queen Esther

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Princess Joy Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Joy Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/17 flakymn wrote: The Princess Joy: Sticker & Activity Book is a delightful little 16-page sticker book for girls ages 4-8. Readers can join Joy and her sisters in creative and interactive fun which also includes the King and her kitten, Poppy.My nearly 4 year old daughter loved the age-appropriate puzzles, ... Book Review: Princess Joy

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Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

Princess Grace Sticker and Activity Book

On 6/6 flakymn wrote: The Princess Grace: Sticker & Activity Book is a delightful little 16-page sticker book for girls ages 4-8. Readers can join Grace and her sisters in creative and interactive fun which also includes the King and her kitten, Poppy.My nearly 4 year old daughter loved the age-appropriate puzzles, ... Book Review: Princess Grace Sticker & Activity Book

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Only God Can Make a Kitten

Only God Can Make a Kitten

On 5/15 flakymn wrote: Mama look!A gift for you!Who makes an irisbloom so blue?The one who cares for us each hour.Only God can make a flower.What a sweet book! Only God Can Make a Kitten, written by award-winning author Rhonda Gowler Greene and illustrated by bestselling artist Laura J. Bryant, follows a conversation ... Book Review: Only God Can Make a Kitten

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Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

On 4/30 flakymn wrote: Written by New York Times Bestselling Author Andy Andrews, this book is billed as a "hilarious rhyming story."While it was sweet and the art was, as promised, charming, I didn't find it hilarious by any stretch of the word. A little bit silly, it was generally a very "regular" story about a little ... Review: Henry Hodges Needs a Friend

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3 Stars

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The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

The Berenstain Bears God Made You Special

On 4/7 flakymn wrote: The Berenstain bears books were originally penned by Stan and Jan Berenstain. They are no longer living, but their son, Mike, has been keeping the tradition alive through a new series of Berenstain books. The "Living Lights" series are a relatively new series. The books go beyond discussions of just ... Book Review: The Berenstain Bears: God Made You Special

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4 Stars

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Tiny Bear's Bible

Tiny Bear's Bible

On 3/18 flakymn wrote: Honestly, the picture above doesn't do this book justice. The little bear on the corner is SO soft and SO sweet that you fall in love with this book just seeing it in the package. I tested it out on my 1.5 year old, and she was, as I assumed she would be, obsessed with petting this little bear. ... Book Review: Tiny Bear's Bible

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A Father's Love

A Father's Love

On 3/7 flakymn wrote: A Father’s Love is a level three I Can Read! based on the NIV Adventure Bible—the number one Bible for kids. In this retelling of the story of the prodigal son, newly independent readers learn about how great a father’s love can be as they follow a young man who goes out on his own and wastes his ... Book Review: A Father's Love

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The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

The Beginner’s Bible Come Celebrate Easter Sticker and Activity Book

On 2/22 flakymn wrote: What a fun book!I recently received my free copy of The Beginner's Bible: Come Celebrate Easter Sticker & Activity Book from Booksneeze (in exchange for my honest and fair review.)This sticker and activity book for Easter features the classic art from The Beginner's Bible and is here just in ... Review: The Beginner's Bible: Come Celebrate Easter Sticker & Activity Book

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Miracles of Jesus

Miracles of Jesus

On 2/6 flakymn wrote: This particular book details the miracles of Jairus' daughter, the woman with the issue of blood, and the feeding of the 5,000 (one of only two miracles to be in all four gospels.) The pictures are engaging, and the words very appropriate for a level three reader. (I often find the levels are way off, ... Book Review: Adventure Bible Miracles of Jesus

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I Can Learn The Bible

I Can Learn The Bible

On 1/28 flakymn wrote: Memory verses and devotions that will write God’s word on your children’s hearts. I cannot recommend this devotional enough. A 52-week book featuring memory verses and devotions that will write God's word on your children's heart -- this book is a spin-off of The Joshua Code by O.S. Hawkins. His ... Review: I can Learn the Bible

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The First Christmas Ever

The First Christmas Ever

On 11/1 flakymn wrote: I just finished reading The First Christmas Ever. When I first received the book, I was a bit disappointed. It was a little small -- sort of an unnatural size for a paperback. (It feels and looks like a book you get for free with your Chik-Fil-A meal.)However, I was immediately drawn into the book ... Review: The First Christmas Ever

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The Legend of St. Nicholas

The Legend of St. Nicholas

On 10/22 flakymn wrote: One of the first things that drew me to the book The Legend of St. Nicholas, was the illustrator. My children absolutely love the children's Marley and Me books -- and this Christian Christmas story is from illustrator Richard Cowdrey -- the Marley and Me's illustrator. Written by Dandi Daley Mackall, ... Review: The Legend of St. Nicholas

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Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

On 10/11 flakymn wrote: After two Creative Writing Club colleagues ridiculed and ostracized her daughter for her Christian beliefs, author of Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door Denette Fretz decided instead of removing her daughter from the pain, she would encourage her with Matthew 5:47a. If you are kind only to your ... Review: Conrad and the Cowgirl Next Door

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4 Stars

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Love Letters from God

Love Letters from God

On 9/25 flakymn wrote: If you are looking for the perfect girl for new parents, THIS BOOK is it! I really can't imagine a sweeter and more precious gift for parents-to-be or a first baptism/dedication/christening.  Love Letters from God is basically a Bible for children but it comes with a very special addition to ... Review: Love Letters from God

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God’s Great Creation

God’s Great Creation

On 9/16 flakymn wrote: With boys just entering kindergarten, I have become a huge fan of the "I Can Read!" series. They are not expensive to buy, and they offer fantastic opportunities for my boys to practice reading by presenting topics that are educational and/or something they will enjoy.This level 2 I Can Read! book is ... Review: God's Great Creation

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Moses Leads the People

Moses Leads the People

On 9/7 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to review the I Can Read book Moses Leads the People. Most importantly, the story is Biblically accurate. I could not find any discrepancies between this paperback reader and the Biblical account of Moses. As always, that is the most important thing when checking out ... Book Review: Kids Adventure Bible Easy Reader

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4 Stars

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King David

King David

On 8/28 flakymn wrote: In the past few weeks, I have had the pleasure of reviewing a series of books by Nancy I. Sanders. I am simply IN LOVE with this series.I reviewed Get to Know Jesus a few weeks back. You can read my review here.  I was then asked to review the Get to Know Paul book by the ... King David Review

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Mary

Mary

On 7/17 flakymn wrote: In the past few weeks, I have had the pleasure of reviewing a series of books by Nancy I. Sanders. I am simply IN LOVE with this series. I reviewed Get to Know Jesus a few weeks back. You can read my review here. I was then asked to review the Get to Know Paul book by the same author. You can read ... Get to Know Mary

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Apostle Paul

Apostle Paul

On 7/9 flakymn wrote: Last week I had the opportunity to review the Get to Know Jesus book by Nancy I. Sanders. This week I am reviewing the Get to Know Paul book by the same author.After reviewing the last book, I had a friend leave a comment, asking a very important question. She asked: I am curious if the ... Get to Know Apostle Paul by Nancy I. Sanders.

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5 Stars

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Jesus

Jesus

On 7/1 flakymn wrote: I recently had an opportunity to review the book: Get to Know Jesus by Nancy I. Sanders. This book is part of the "Get to Know" Series. Other books in this series include one on David and Mary. And after just spending a few days with this book, I can guarantee you that we will be adding ... Get to Know Jesus by Nancy I. Sanders.

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Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

Adventure Bible for Early Readers, NIrV

On 6/21 flakymn wrote: Ready for Adventure? The Adventure Bible for Early Readers takes you on a fun, exciting journey through God’s Word. Along the way you’ll meet all types of people, see all sorts of places, and learn all kinds of things about the Bible. Most importantly, you’ll grow closer in your relationship ... NIV Adventure Bible for Early Readers

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4 Stars

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Dancing with Fireflies

Dancing with Fireflies

On 6/3 flakymn wrote: Dancing with Fireflies tells the story of Jade, who returns home after years of protecting her fragile heart. Pregnant via date rape, she reconnects with a childhood friend who teachers her to dance again. Did I enjoy the book? I did. I was interested and wanted to know what was going to happen. It ... "Dancing With The Fireflies” by Denise Hunter

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3 Stars

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Dear Mr. Knightley

Dear Mr. Knightley

On 1/29 flakymn wrote: It is seldom I read Christian fiction and am blown away. Oh I'll think it is "good enough." It was adequate. It kept me semi-interested. But outside of Francine Rivers (and occasionally Karen Kingsbury), I usually find the read subpar in comparison to non-Christian titles. And then came Dear ... It is seldom I read Christian fiction and am blown away

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Blessed Child

Blessed Child

On 12/15 flakymn wrote: This book really got me thinking. A young orphaned boy named Caleb is abandoned in the midst of an invasion and raised in an Ethiopian monastery. He has never seen outside its walls, and now he must flee those walls or die. When relief worker Jason Marker agrees to take Caleb from the monastery, he ... Really Got Me Thinking

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Billy Graham in Quotes

Billy Graham in Quotes

On 2/9 flakymn wrote: Thanks to Booksneeze for giving me a free copy of: Billy Graham in Quotes in exchange for my honest review. And, sorry folks, this will not be one I give away. It is just too good! Billy Graham's family put together a collection of his comments spanning seven decades! Drawn from an unparelleled collection ... Legendary Collection

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The Beauty Book

The Beauty Book

On 9/16 flakymn wrote: I'm not sure why I signed up to read: The Beauty Book (The Lily Series). I'm not a teenage girl (obviously), and I don't have a teenage girl. But I am, now, all of a sudden, a mom of a little girl. During our years of infertility, I gave up on the idea of having any child. And once I was blessed with ... Not a thing I'd change about this one!,

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A Reluctant Queen

A Reluctant Queen

On 8/23 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to review an electronic copy of: A Reluctant Queen: The Love Story of Esther by Joan Wolf. Booksneeze provided me with a free copy of the story in exchange for my honest review. I have always been fascinated with the story of Esther. I remember I did a final semester project ... If you remember it's FICTION...it's FANTASTIC!

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4 Stars

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Gabby, God's Little Angel

Gabby, God's Little Angel

On 8/13 flakymn wrote: I received an ecopy of this book from Booksneeze.com in exchange for my fair and honest review. My honest opinion? I'm so sad that this was only an e-book. Even online, it contained so many beautiful illustrations. I could relate to the characters, and I found myself, a grown adult raised in a Christian ... He has put His angels in charge of you

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Heaven is for Real for Kids

Heaven is for Real for Kids

On 7/26 flakymn wrote: "Colton Burpo came back from his trip to heaven with a very important message: Jesus really, really loves children. In effort to reach even more families with this eternally significant story, this runaway bestseller is now told from Colton--kid to kids! Children will receive the same comfort and assurance ... Great for kids and adults

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Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

Heaven is for Real Deluxe Edition

On 6/1 flakymn wrote: I read amd reviewed Todd Burpo's Heaven if for Real once before on my Blog. But this time, I had the opportunity to review the Deluxe Edition from www.booksneeze.com in exchange for my honest review. Here's the thing, even if you don't believe the story, what the pages of this book present are incredibly ... Heaven is for Real (Deluxe Edition)

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Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

Thank You, God, For Blessing Me

On 4/12 flakymn wrote: Talk about sweetness! You can't get much sweeter than Max Lucado's Thank you, God, for blessing me in which baby caterpillar Hermie shows toddlers how to be thankful for God's blessings with his own thankful heart.My boys, who are three years old, loved this book. They loved the pictures, illustrated ... Thank you, God, for blessing me

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4 Stars

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Thunder Dog

Thunder Dog

On 10/3 flakymn wrote: The title Thunder Dog is a bit misleading. While there is a dog in the book, and dog lovers will enjoy reading about Michael Hingson's amazing guide dog, Roselle, this story is really about the man who that dog guides. Michael Hingson is an amazing man. He worked in one of the World Trade Center towers. ... Thunder Dog (Review and Give-away)

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A Vision of Lucy

A Vision of Lucy

On 7/6 flakymn wrote: A Vision of Lucy by Margaret Brownley started slowly for me. The third book in the "Rocky Creek Romance" series depicts life in a late 1800's Texas town. However, early on, it was a town I didn't feel incredibly drawn to. I found myself taking more pages than I would like to feel pulled in to the life ... Book Review & Give-away

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3 Stars

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The Convenient Groom

The Convenient Groom

On 5/15 flakymn wrote: Another week. Another stab at Christian fiction. And, yet, another success at finding a great author with a great message and a great story.I have mentioned many Christian fiction authors on my blog. Francine Rivers, so far, is the only one who has never disappointed. Next was Karen Kingsbury. I have ... The Convenient Groom & Free Book

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4 Stars

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A Billion Reasons Why

A Billion Reasons Why

On 2/4 flakymn wrote: Well folks, this is one review you do not want to skim over, especially because there is an opportunity to receive a free copy of this book at the end of my post.I just finished A Billion Reasons Why by Kristin Billerbeck -- I actually just finished it an hour ago, and I couldn't wait to share the review ... Book Review & Your Chance to Win a Free Book

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5 Stars

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Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

Adventures in Booga Booga Land - Volume 1 (DVD)

On 11/6 flakymn wrote: Marty’s Sandcastle (The Wise and Foolish Builders – Matthew 7:24-27) No Light in the Lighthouse (The Lamp Under the Bowl – Matthew 5:14-16) I decided that I couldn’t fairly review this video without two of the best judges. My son Elijah will be two in January. My son Isaac has just reached two ... BoogaBooga

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4 Stars

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Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

Read and Share: The Jesus Series, Life and Miracles

On 6/6 flakymn wrote: I recently had the opportunity to serve as a reviewer for Booksneeze.* My first review was: The Jesus Series: Life and Miracles Read and Share DVD Bible. When deciding to be a reviewer for this website (thanks Jessica!), I wanted to make sure that I only chose items that I would want to read or watch. ... The Jesus Series: DVD Review

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